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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Linfa Wang Vincent visits the Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Geelong, Australia and speaks with Linfa about his work on bats and bat viruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 296 (45 MB .mp3, 62 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Hendra virus vaccine (Emer Inf Dis) Comparison of bat genomes (Science) Endogenous retroviruses in bats (Retrovirol) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan and Rich discuss an estimate of the number of different mammalian viruses on Earth. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 249 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Estimate of unknown viral diversity in mammals (mBio) How many viruses on […]

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TWiV 48: Outbreaks near you

September 6, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dick, Alan and Rich revisit a vaccinia virus lab accident and viral vaccines produced in plants, then talk about an iPhone app to track infectious diseases, flying foxes, and an inhaled measles vaccine. Sponsor:  Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, […]